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Author
Chartier, Marie-Claude
Title
Legal Initiatives to Address HIV/AIDS in the World of Work
In
The ILO Programme on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work Research and Policy Analysis Series
Description of Work
Language of publication: English
Imprint
ILO - International Labour Organization, Geneva, 2005, 25 pp
ISBN/ISSN
92-2-116642-2
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© International Labour Organization 2005. Reproduced with the kind permission of the International Labour Organization. Any republication must be with the written consent of the ILO.

The ILO shall accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy, errors or omissions or for the consequences arising from the use of the Texts.

Abstract

"The purpose of this document is to present selected case studies showing a variety of legal initiatives that can help fight the HIV epidemic in the world of work. These initiatives include specific HIV laws, labour legislation, antidiscrimination and human rights legislation, disability laws and insurance laws. They also include examples of important case laws that illustrate how court decision makers can apply the law sensitively to protect the rights of persons living with HIV/AIDS in the workplace."

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  • ILO - International Labour Organization, The Legal and Policy Framework, Workplace Action on HIV/AIDS: Factsheet 6, Language: English, ILO, June 2001, 2 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]